Engage Your Organization and Teams with Strengths-Based Talent Development

  • 20 Oct 2017
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • CalSTRS, 100 Waterfront Place, West Sacramento
  • 14


  • includes ATD National members, who are not members of the Sacramento Chapter

Registration is closed

Engage Your Organization and Teams with Strengths-Based Talent Development

Imagine if you could do what you do best everyday, how would you feel? Imagine if you could leverage the talent of all your employees, what amazing results will you achieve?

If these questions intrigue you, don’t miss this opportunity to learn how you could use StrengthsFinder to:

  • Improve employee engagement at your organization
  • Foster the development of the “four domains of talent” within your organization
  • Build and strengthen teams using their top strengths
  • Incorporate strengths into existing or new curriculum and training
  • Boost your coaching and training results

Who should attend?

  • Talent and development leaders and practitioners
  • Organizational Development professionals
  • Coaches
  • Consultants

Don’t wait, register today!

Buffet lunch will be included.

Carpool encouraged. CalSTRS Parking Structure $1 per 20 minutes, or 90 minutes street parking. Additional parking information and a map will be sent to participants prior to event.

Sharon Huntsman, Senior Director
UC Davis Extension and ICF/Gallup-Certified Coach

Sharon Huntsman, M.S., directs a portfolio of business, technology and leadership development open-enrollment and custom training programs for UC Davis Extension. She also directs the UC Davis Executive Leadership Program, teaches leadership, strengths-based development and communication, and is an executive coach. She thrives when helping people, communities and organizations define their aspirations and develop the capacity to achieve them.

Lela Meinke, Founder
Opal Training Group

Lela Meinke is a Learning Leader who inspires individuals, leaders, and teams to transform their lives with Strengthsfinder and Lean 6 Sigma. She optimizes individual and team performance by bringing heart into business, and connecting people with purpose.

She is a highly engaging and bridge-building coach, facilitator, consultant, author, and trainer with great aptitude for simplifying and personalizing complex topics.

Her clients include Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Easter Seals, Apple, PG&E, among others.  She loves her family, her yellow lab, and is a Chicago Cubs fan!

Check out her interview with Gallup on the strength of Significance: Building a Legacy of Distinction.

Darren Virassammy, Co-Founder/COO
34 Strong Coaching and Consulting

Darren Virassammy is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer for 34 Strong, Inc.; a team that focuses on creating sustainable Strengths-based organizational culture for clients.  Darren has extensive experience in developing teams around strengths, maximizing talent on teams, increasing employee engagement, developing Strengths Based leadership, and initiating and designing sustainable strengths-based programs for organizations. 

His work has been featured in Gallup publications, the California Employers Association, the California Society of Association Executives, and the 15Five
E-book “The Great eBook of Employee Questions,” among others. Check out his StrengthsFinder Keynote

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Cancellations made more than five (5) calendar days prior to the event will receive a full refund. Cancellations made three (3) to five (5) calendar days prior to the event will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations less than three (3) calendar days prior to the event and no-shows will not be refunded or credited. Any unpaid balance due will remain according to the above guidelines. Refunds will be issued using the original payment method.

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